Historical Events In August - 14
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
0410 On this day in history alaric sacks Rome
0554 On August - 14 ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy
0582 Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.
1167 On August - 14 raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1183 Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.
1248 On August - 14 construction of Cologne Cathedral begun
1281 On this day in history kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan
1385 Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on this day in history.
1385 On this day in history battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile
1395 Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden on this day in history.
1433 On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76
1457 Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on August - 14.
1498 On August - 14 columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela
1551 Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.
1552 Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher on August - 14.
1559 On this day in history spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla
1585 On August - 14 queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands
1587 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1597 On August - 14 cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
1598 On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English
1624 Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on August - 14.
1626 On August - 14 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1636 Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens on this day in history.
1642 Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia on August - 14.
1642 On this day in history cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)
1652 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.
1675 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on August - 14.
1678 Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange on this day in history.
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.
1688 On August - 14 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
1714 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.
1727 Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752) on this day in history.
1727 On this day in history william Croft, composer, dies at 48
1737 On August - 14 charles Hutton, mathematician